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Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

It pleases me when people say we want to saffronise education'

Dinanath Batra, president of Siksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas and national convener of Siksha Bacho Andolan, shot to fame after he was instrumental in getting American scholar Wendy Doniger's book on......

Now, Modi's life in Gujarat school syllabus!

Primary school students of Gujarat will learn "leadership" lessons from the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, since the state government has decided to include it in the syllabus from next......

How we can build 'Indianness'

The new government has to make conscious efforts to rebuild social equality and bring the people together, says Devesh Kapur.  One of the most difficult challenges facing the new government is......

No one but Narendra Modi will be our prime minister: Rajnath

As his party girds its loins for the battle to lead India, Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh appears to have the maths worked out in his mind on every possible electoral......

Rupee is undervalued, says K V Kamath

K V Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, on Friday said the rupee was undervalued.Speaking to reporters after delivering a lecture on the current state of the economy, he said, “In......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......

FY13 to be turnaround year for economy: Pranab

Dismissing concerns that India's growth rate may drop below 6.5 per cent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said 2012-13 would be the turnaround year for the economy.Addressing a......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......

'Life in an ad agency, a roller coaster ride'

Despite being one of the most exciting and enterprising jobs in the world, advertising can also prove to be a health hazard for those neck-deep in the profession, says a new book that comes......

  People speak for textbook committee

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Pradipta pati
Q. What does KGB stand for ... ? what was itz main function....?
Pradipta Pati:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-kgb-stand-for-...--what-was-itz-main-function..../25256289/answers/

Pradipta pati
Q. academic achievements are brand savvy these days...the degree and the institution is of more relevance than the education...does it help us produce truly educated citizens?
Pradipta Pati:  A. There is a basic loophole in the aim of our whole middle class and their motive for getting educated Shintsie. There is one thing which we all can...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/academic-achievements-are-brand-savvy-these-days...the-degre/25256289/answers/13363846

shintsie
Q. How can we improve in Olympic for taking medals like leading country?
Shintsie :  A. India also can improve in Olympic but for that we must follow the Chinese way of Olympism. We have start form ground zero. Dept. of Education &...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-can-we-improve-in-olympic-for-taking-medals-like-leading/13312453/answers/10443072

arindam dasgupta
Q. what is the full form OF CSI?
Arindam Dasgupta:  A. CSI is a three-letter abbreviation that may stand for:Crime scene investigator Container Security Initiative California Solar Initiative Core...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of---csi/10418929/answers/4416956

always fresh
Q. Whare is our NEHAJI SUBASH CHANDRABOSE ?
Always Fresh:  A. How many pages do you have in your history book about Netaji? Two lines... three lines? Shame on us Indians who don't teach our kids the real...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whare-is-our-nehaji-subash-chandrabose-/4411376/answers/4370452

  Web results for Textbook Committee
Study material not ready, teachers skip exam duties

Truant teachers and shortage of study material have compromised functioning of Delhi University's School of Open Learning (SOL), which alone enrols... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/426532/study-material-not-ready-teachers.html
Democracy Vetoed

With Parliament passing a bill ending the 20-year-old collegium system of judges, Kian Ganz says the future of an independent judiciary looks... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/special/Democracy-Vetoed/articleshow/40424184.cms
Bill will let govt execute MoI smoothly for 2 yrs

Porvorim: The Goa School Education (Amendment) Bill, 2014, has been introduced in the ongoing legislative assembly session to incorporate the... ...

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It was a remarkable experience protecting academic integrity from political attacks'

Professor Krishna Kumar on his five-year tenure as director, NCERT. Professor Krishna Kumar took over as director of the National Council of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/it-was-a-remarkable-experience-protecting-academic-integrity-from-political-attacks/article139044.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Interview&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Politicians perfect plan (and a collegiate waste of time)

The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) was either an example of a perfect campaign by politicians or of massive good luck, argued... ...

http://www.legallyindia.com/201408194963/Analysis/of-katju-modi-and-the-njac-politicians-perfect-plan-and-a-collegiate-waste-of-time

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